In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Fort Wayne area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 45 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 11 hours researching assisted living communities in Fort Wayne
  • Read more than 80 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 9 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Fort Wayne is $3,663, which is lower than the state average of $4,100 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Fort Wayne, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 45 communities in the Fort Wayne area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Fort Wayne area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Apple Ridge
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite
Not Listed
At Apple Ridge, residents can choose from a variety of apartments that include spacious suites with beautiful vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets and private bathrooms with handrails and walk-in showers. The facility strives to make residents' lives as easy and enjoyable as possible, with on-site amenities including a luxurious shared living area with high ceilings and a cozy fireplace, restaurant-style dining, a beauty salon and a library. Residents can visit the computer room to communicate with loved ones online, and when family or friends visit, they can share intimate meals in the private dining room. Outside, a secure, lush courtyard sits below a second floor deck.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and visitors love the cleanliness of the facility and the variety of activities available, but the most notable feature of Apple Ridge is its caring staff. One reviewer writes, "I can not say enough about the staff. They have been amazing to my parents and are very kind and considerate to the family's concerns and needs."
4.3 out of 5 stars
(74) Reviews
3320 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805
BrightStar Senior Living of Fort Wayne
Brookdale Fort Wayne
Chapman Place
Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne
Georgetowne Place
Hamilton Place
Park Place Senior Living
The Hearth at Sycamore Village

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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